State basketball roundup (Nov. 13): Morgan State men top South Florida, 63-53
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Nov 14, 2017 | 12:57 AM
LaPri McCray-Pace made three 3-pointers and scored 15 points and the Morgan State men's basketball team held off host South Florida, 63-53, on Monday night.
After dropping a 76-59 decision at Binghamton on Friday, the Bears flew to Tampa, Fla., and took charge early, building 32-26 advantage by halftime.
Phillip Carr and Martez Cameron each contributed 10 points and Tyjhai Byers had nine rebounds as Morgan State handed the Bulls their first loss after giving first-year head coach Brian Gregory a win in his debut when Stephan Jiggets hit a jumper with 12 seconds left to beat Florida Atlantic.
Morgan State hit 20 of 50 from the field (40 percent) and made five of 12 from beyond the arc. South Florida got 13 points from Terrence Samuel, a graduate transfer from Penn State, and 11 from Tulio Da Silva while shooting 34.8 percent from the field (16 of 46), including four of 16 from deep.
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No. 3 Arizona overpowered visiting UMBC for a 103-78 win Sunday despite leading only 58-55 early in the second half.
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Nov 12, 2017 | 10:15 PM
No. 13 Notre Dame 88, Mount St. Mary's 62: Bonzie Colson had 27 points, 11 rebounds and three blocks, and the Fighting Irish shook off a choppy opening half to roll past the Mountaineers in their home opener.